Thank you for posting your query.
Presence of fever along with headache could mean meningitis
). However, since you do not have fever, the chance of the current episode being due to meningitis is very low.
However, worsening of headache on standing could be suggestive of low pressure headache, which is caused by CSF leak, among other causes. So, you should meet your surgeon once again to exclude that possibility.
Please get back if you require any additional information.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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